The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Center has information regarding seniors affected with dementia and Alzheimer’s and how to deal with their desire to drive.
Dementia and Driving — National (09/18/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Senior Driving Safety — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
GracefulAging.com has several videos about senior driver safety on its website. Topics of the videos range from ensuring that your car fits you to dealing with driving and dementia.
Smart Features for Mature Drivers — National (09/15/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
AAA covers smart features for mature drivers in this video and shows how choosing the right vehicle can provide a senior with optimal comfort and safety.
Senior Driver Safety - CarFit — National (09/14/2020)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The benefits of CarFit, a program developed by the American Society on Aging in collaboration with AAA, AARP and AOTA that provides a check on how well a driver fits his car.
Cognitive Impairment Traffic Contact — National (01/01/2019)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Watch steps an officer takes in identifying an aging driver with cognitive impairments, how to call a family members, and how to make a referral to the DMV.
Preserving the Mobility and Safety of Older Americans — National (03/13/2018)Source: Nonprofit Organization
This report from TRIP, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit that conducts technical research related to surface transportation, provides key data related to older driver safety and discusses strategies for improving safety.
Washington, DC: WMATA’s Planning Blog — District of Columbia (01/17/2017)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The blog for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers (30 Minute Shift Change) — National (01/01/2017)Source: Nonprofit Organization
Identifying and Referring Cognitively Impaired Drivers is an abbreviated version of the two-hour course, “Law Enforcement’s Role in Older Driver Safety”.
Time-to-contact estimation errors among older drivers with useful field of view impairments — National (07/01/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The objective of this study was to evaluate how UFOV impairments affect time-to-contact estimates in elderly drivers deciding when to make a left turn across oncoming traffic.
Challenges of Older Drivers’ Adoption of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Autonomous Vehicles — National (06/21/2016)Source: Nonprofit Organization
The personal vehicle is increasingly the preferred mode of travel for aging adults. There are greater numbers of older drivers on the roads driving more miles than ever before.